'''Iowa State University of Science and Technology''', more commonly known as '''Iowa State University''', '''Iowa State''', or '''ISU''', is a public land-grant university|land-grant
and Space grant colleges|space-grant
research university located in Ames, Iowa|Ames
, United States.
Founded in 1858 and coeducational
from its start, Iowa State became the nation’s first designated land-grant institution when the Iowa Legislature
accepted the provisions of the 1862 Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act|Morrill Act
on September 11, 1862, making Iowa the first state in the nation to do so.
Iowa State's academic offerings are administered today through eight colleges, including the graduate college, that offer over 100 bachelor's degree programs, 112 master's degree programs, and 83 at the Ph.D. level, plus a professional degree program in Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine|Veterinary...